Re: File transfer
How did you import them? Did you use the import / export feature of outlook?
You should have. When you import them you should select the option to import
the file "replacing duplicates with items imported".
> Thanks a bunch. That was very helpful.
> I got the folders copies to the C drive on my computer, but when I imported
> them to Outlook, they formed a redundant set of folders--i.e., I had two
> incoming folders, two outgoing folders, etc. When I tried to drag one folder
> to the other, the result was a subfolder with the same name as the folder.
> Any ideas how to solve this one?
> "Steve Cochran" wrote:
> > Right click on the Start button and choose Explore. The see if you can get
> > to the external drive under Computer. "My Documents" on the new computer is
> > a fake directory that is not accessible and has been replaced by Documents.
> > See if you can copy the pst file from the drive to your Documents (or
> > Desktop) and then see if you can import from that.
> > Also see: http://www.outlook-tips.net/howto/vista.htm
> > steve
> > "sirmagnus" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > news:4EB0D288-B369-4653-A5E9-B5472FF1A83D@microsoft.com...
> > >I backed up My Docs and all Outlook files on an external HD, thinking it
> > > would be easy to restore those after installing Vista Home Prwemium. When
> > > I
> > > try to import my old Outlook files from the HD to Outlook 2007 on my
> > > computer, I am denied access to the old files--I don't have permission, I
> > > am
> > > told. And I cannot figure out how to copy My Docs from the HD to my
> > > computer. Is there no equivalent of Windows Explorer in Vista? This
> > > should
> > > be so simple--I have done it before with XP, but I am at a loss. Anybody
> > > got
> > > an answer?